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Organization: Family and Children's Services of the Waterloo Region  
Phone Numbers: 519-576-0540 ; 519-576-1329 (automated attendant)
Fax: 519-576-4709 (client services) ; 519-570-0160 (administration)
Email: inquiries@facswaterloo.org
Website: www.facswaterloo.org
Address:
200 Ardelt Ave
Kitchener, ON
N2C 2L9
Intersection: Ardelt and Hanson Aves
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Wheelchair accessible building
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30am-4:30pm, Fri 9am-4pm * evenings by appointment * emergency after hours service
Executives: Alison Scott - Executive Director
Service Description: Mandated to protect children; maintains family unit where possible * required by law to investigate all reports of abuse or neglect of children under age 16 * guidance, counselling, supervision and supportive programs to families where children are at risk * care and supervision for children who cannot live at home, as referred through courts or voluntarily by parents, in foster homes, group homes, institutions; assessment, placement * finds adoptive homes for infants and older children requiring permanent placement; accepts applications for adoption * in home family supports teach parenting and social skills, provides information on community resources * recruits and trains foster parents

Legal Age for Babysitting: not stipulated by law, but law does state that it is offence to leave child 10 years and younger unattended

Foster Family Association in Waterloo Region: contact FCS for more information

Family Violence Project partner

Incredible Kids:
Chandler Mowat Community Centre, 222 Chandler Dr, Kitchener
Courtland Shelley Community Centre, 1064G Courtland Ave E, Kitchener
Kingsdale Community Centre, 72 Wilson Ave, Kitchener
Sunnydale Community Centre, 508H Sunnydale Pl, Waterloo

Make the Connection:
Chandler Mowat Community Centre, 222 Chandler Dr, Kitchener
Courtland Shelley Community Centre, 1064G Courtland Ave E, Kitchener
Kingsdale Community Centre, 72 Wilson Ave, Kitchener
Early Years Centre, 161 Roger St, Waterloo
Sunnydale Community Centre, 508H Sunnydale Pl, Waterloo

Play and Learn:
Kingsdale Community Centre, 72 Wilson Ave, Kitchener
Our Place, Family Resource and Early Years Centre, 154 Gatewood Rd, Kitchener
Early Years Centre, 161 Roger St, Waterloo

Strengthening Families for the Future:
Chandler Mowat Community Centre, 222 Chandler Dr, Kitchener
Courtland Shelley Community Centre, 1064G Courtland Ave E, Kitchener
Kingsdale Community Centre, 72 Wilson Ave, Kitchener
Sunnydale Community Centre, 508H Sunnydale Pl, Waterloo

Terrific Toddlers:
Kingsdale Community Centre, 72 Wilson Ave, Kitchener
Our Place, Family Resource and Early Years Centre, 154 Gatewood Rd, Kitchener

Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Children and youth up to 16 years * their families
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Waterloo Region  
See Also: Child Abuse and Welfare

This information was last completely updated on June 22, 2016

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